Army discovers underground tunnel emanating from Pakistan

Army troops have found that an underground tunnel detected in Pargwal area emanates from across the LoC.

Written by Arun Sharma | Jammu | Updated: September 3, 2014 9:19 am
tunnel The tunnel which is four ft high and three ft wide has been dug up 20 ft below the ground.

With the help of ground penetrating radars and other equipments, the army troops have found that an underground tunnel detected in Pargwal area in August emanates from across the Line of Control (LoC) and has come nearly 150 meters inside the Indian territory.

The tunnel which is four ft high and three ft wide has been dug up 20 ft below the ground. The entire alignment of the tunnel has been detected.

The tunnel, which is big enough to provide safe passage to infiltrating terrorists from Pakistan side, appeared incomplete as it had no exit on the Indian side, sources said.

The troops had stumbled upon the underground tunnel in Chakla area of Pargwal sector on August 22 after an area domination patrol noticed depression in the ground and sounded alert. The cross border tunnel, the second detected by troops in the same sector during the last four years, was found nearly three km away from the earlier one detected in the area during 2010.

A similar cross-border tunnel was found dug up nearly 400 meter into the Indian side from Pakistan at Chillyari near the international border in Samba district in July 2012 as well.

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  1. A
    Sep 3, 2014 at 2:10 pm
    Instead of announcing tunnel found keep forces there in hiding and kill all the infiltrators coming through them..Every tunnel found S 10 towns across LOC till every house in them is destro to rubble..just like Israel does..
    1. A
      Sep 11, 2014 at 6:08 pm
      hahaha Indian army be prepared we are coming for you --Alqaeda.... all major invions are after diggin tunnels... amjor push by is eminent.
      1. K
        Sep 3, 2014 at 3:04 pm
        The tunnels are dug by people with tunnels in their heads
        1. A
          Atul Deshpande
          Sep 3, 2014 at 10:48 am
          stan will now claim that, India actually dug it into there territory.
          1. I
            Sep 12, 2014 at 2:53 am
            quite right atul... sometimes i feel quite similarities between stani & congressi spokesperson - and their frivolous claims.....
            1. K
              Sep 3, 2014 at 7:30 am
              Why so lately found the tunnels? is the army not patrolling the LOC? How can it happen if our army alert?prevention is better.
              1. B
                Brandon Hamton
                Sep 3, 2014 at 2:41 pm
                This maybe a breakthrough into what is believed to be the beginning of tunnel discoveries from P.A.K.I.S.T.A.N. (Punjab, North-West Frontier Province (Afghania Province), Kashmir, Sindh, Baluchistan and Bangladesh).
                1. I
                  Sep 3, 2014 at 8:27 pm
                  You can not detect tunnel digging by patrolling... The other end of the tunnel maynot be visible from the Indian side.
                  1. D
                    Sep 11, 2014 at 4:33 pm
                    Same thought.
                    1. R
                      RK Handa
                      Sep 3, 2014 at 5:27 am
                      This mischievious game of stan is going on for some time.On earlier occasions too,tunnels have been discovered Samba area in Jammu,farmers cultivating their land along international border had stumbled upon one such half dug tunnel.This is a new conduit created by the neighbouring country to push infiltrators into India,but they must know that 'there is a light at the end of tunnel'.
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